With Manuel’s gold, a liberating page in Olympics history has turned
Jesse Washington discusses the historical significance of Simone Manuel tying for gold in the 100-meter freestyle, becoming the first African-American woman to capture an individual medal in swimming. (0:45). Facebook · Twitter; Pinterest · Email; comment.
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